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Re: Preparing for Testing
Posted by Cat on 1/24/03
(3) Comments

    On 1/23/03, fox wrote:
    > Just wondering if everyone is as stressed as I am about the
    > TEST! I teach 5th grade and am absolutely killing myself
    > trying to get all the core content in before the testing
    > window. I feel like I can't do a good job teaching
    > because I have to cram so much into every day. We can't
    > spend adequate time on any concept-just when the kids are
    > really enjoying a topic, I have to move on to the next
    > one. I wish we didn't have the test looming over our heads
    > everyday. The children are feeling the stress just as much
    > as I am. I feel like I am preparing my kids to take a test
    > instead of giving them a well-rounded education.

    Yes, Fox that is all we're doing prepping for the test from
    January until testing. They're not being properly taught. I
    am ready for a revolt!